Chilled Pesto Cucumber Buttermilk Soup
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Recipe type: soup, appetizer
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Serves: 4-8
 
A chilled, refreshing buttermilk soup made with cucumber and flavored with pesto. Vegetarian and gluten-free.
Ingredients
  • ¼ to ½ cup pesto
  • 3 cups low-fat buttermilk, shaken (can substitute plain low-fat yogurt)
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Place pesto, buttermilk, and cucumber into a blender. Puree until smooth. Transfer to an airtight container and chill until ready to serve. To serve, pour equal amounts into glasses or cups and garnish with extra basil.
Notes
Makes Four 8-ounce or eight 4-ounce servings.
Recipe by Cafe Johnsonia at https://cafejohnsonia.com/2014/06/chilled-pesto-cucumber-buttermilk-soup.html